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Turning The Pages Into Fall

It’s about to be fall–on the calendar. Weatherwise, it’ll be 5-10 degrees less hotttt in the daytime…

Jack’s Books Blog: “August Is The Sunday of Summer”

I don’t know who said it, but it seems so, right? Not weatherwise, for South Texas, plenty…

Finding Summertime Love Between The Covers

That’s a clickbait headline if ever there was one. Given that this is a book blog, you…

Summertime Reading For A Real-Deal Summer

Last year was a make-the-best-of-it summer, but this one’s got all the toppings. While you might associate…

Reading Out of the Pandemic And Into Freedom

It may sound strange for a booklover to say this, but I think it’s a good thing…

Jack’s Book Blog: April Is A Dog’s Dream

“April is a dog’s dream”, goes the famous poem. But it’s also a month that feels like…

Jack’s Books Blog, Easter Sunday Edition

Flowers are blooming, baseball’s back and the Moderna vaccine is coursing through my system, doing whatever it’s…

Jack’s Books Blog: Your Favorite Books As An Inheritance

As I tack onto this blog the reading of the last few weeks, we’re seeing the disgusting…

(Actual Book) Book Blogging Into the Brave New Year

“Books are a uniquely portable magic,” the author Stephen King has said. He probably said it before…

Some Year-End Titles From A Year Made For Reading Books

You have to love used books. I mean, you really HAVE to, if you buy¬† and read…



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